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This cartoon strip consists of seven interchanges between two people.

Person 1: Tell me the reason for The Bay of Pigs.

Person 2: Kennedy believed that after an invasion there’d be a popular uprising.

Person 1: And who else believed that? Anybody you know?

Person 2: Nobody...

Person 1: Now tell me the reason for Santo Domingo.

Person 2: Johnson believed the Communists were taking over.

Person 1: And who else believed that? Anybody you know?

Person 2: Nobody.

Person 1: When McNamara got back from all his trips to Viet Nam, tell me, what did he say?

Person 2: He said: We are winning the war and we will soon be out of there.

Person 1: And who else believed that? Anybody you know?

Person 2: Nobody.

Person 1: Can we trust an administration to make serious foreign policy decisions when it doesn’t have access to information everybody else has?

Person 2: (no response)